Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Jun.
Foodplant: Aspen and Black Poplar.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||2003|
|Year last recorded||2014||2013||2014||2014||2013|
|Number of records||37||21||84||46||6|
|Number of individuals||30||30||78||41||6|
For the county, we have a total of 194 records from 116 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This scarce moth has been reported from several new locations since 1970.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 28.5.2003 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2012 (CHF): A very variable species with scattered records from broad-leaved woodland with aspen and poplar. Absent from areas of high ground in the north and north west but doing fairly well in the county.